Queensland Energy Fact Sheet

/Queensland Energy Fact Sheet
Queensland Energy Fact Sheet 2019-01-14T16:39:07+00:00
Key Statistics & Information
Population

 Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2018, link

5,012,200
Gross State Product (2017-18)

Source: ABS, 2018, link

$339, 504 million
Current Energy Mix (2015-16)

Source: AEMO, 2018, link

Coal – 60%, Gas – 27%, Hydro – 5%, Biomass – 3%, Wind – 0%, Solar – 5%
Renewable Energy Target

Source: Queensland Government, 2016, link

50% renewable energy by 2030.
Minister for Resources and Energy The Hon Dr Anthony Lynham (Minister for Natural Resources, Mines & Energy) ALP
Shadow Minister for Resources and Energy Mr Michael Hart (Shadow Minister for Energy), Mr Dale Last (Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines) LNP
Economic Snapshot
State Budget (Queensland budget)

Source: Queensland Budget Papers p. 62

$57,590 million
Coal Royalties (2018-19)

Source: Queensland Budget Papers, p.62

$3,522 million
Employed in coal mining

Source: QRC

21,218 directly and 262,251 people indirectly
Standing offer bill $1,669